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  • Laurence Libin


(b Hungary, 1917; d Toronto, ON, July 12, 2000). Hungarian luthier. While studying at the Academy of Fine Arts in Budapest he became interested in violin making under the influence of Max Frirsz, and made his first violins while working as a graphic artist. Conscripted in World War II, he was captured and imprisoned by the Russian army. Following the Hungarian uprising in ...

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